Cibola: A Tale of Estebanico, Coronodo, and the Seven Cities of Gold ~ The legend of Cibola emerged in Europe long before Columbus sailed the ocean blue, during the Moorish invasion of Spain. It was said that when the Moors invaded Porto in the early 8th century, the city’s seven bishops took all of their wealth and fled to sea.

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Seekers of the Seven Cities of Gold

Cibola - The Seven Cities of Gold

Francisco Vázquez de Coronado - Explored southwest US, found the Grand Canyon

Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold

Coronado Heights Castle

Discover Coronado Heights Castle in Lindsborg, Kansas: Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold.

Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold

Coronado Heights Castle

Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold

Coronado Heights Castle

Discover Coronado Heights Castle in Lindsborg, Kansas: Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold.

In the 15th century, the Age of Discovery began in Europe. The maritime empires of Spain and Portugal led the way by financing naval expeditions across the world’s oceans. Their rediscovery of t

In the century, the Age of Discovery began in Europe. The maritime empires of Spain and Portugal led the way by financing naval expeditions across the world’s oceans. Their rediscovery of t

Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold

Coronado Heights Castle

Discover Coronado Heights Castle in Lindsborg, Kansas: Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold.

In the year 1527 CE, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and 600 hundred Conquistadors set sail from the shores of Cuba. Their mission, known as the Narvaez expedition, was to colonize the Gulf coast area of modern Florida. However, the well-known Spanish lust for gold seized the crew and upon reaching the shores of their believed destination, the navigators realized they were not positive where they actually were. (Info by Bill Yates) - AHE

Cibola - The Seven Cities of Gold

In the year 1527 CE, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and 600 hundred Conquistadors set sail from the shores of Cuba. Their mission, known as the Narvaez expedition, was to colonize the Gulf coast area of modern Florida. However, the well-known Spanish lust for

Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold

Coronado Heights Castle

Anthony Quinn als Capt. Gaspar de Portola in Seven Cities of Gold (1955) met in de Hoofdrollen Richard Egan, Anthony Quinn en Michael Rennie.

Anthony Quinn als Capt. Gaspar de Portola in Seven Cities of Gold met in de Hoofdrollen Richard Egan, Anthony Quinn en Michael Rennie.

Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn eating drinking Seven Cities of Gold photograph 1955

Seven Cities of Cibola Legend Lures Conquistadors -- National Geographic

"Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, at right, searches for the legendary Seven Cities of Cíbola", Frederic Remington

Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold

Coronado Heights Castle

Coronado heights near Lindsborg, KS is haunted by multiple spirits, one is the restless spirits of those buried in its cemetery. They haunt the area and

Cibola - The Seven Cities of Gold (Article) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

Cibola - The Seven Cities of Gold

The ancient Greeks built open-air theatres where the public could watch the performances of Greek comedy, tragedy, and satyr plays.

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